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New Chair for the NBO

Last month saw Val Stephenson retire as Chair of the NBO, to be replaced by Juliet Hackney (to right of picture).

Val, a member of Soka Gakkai-UK writes,
“I have thoroughly enjoyed being Chair of...

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Course: Starting out in Health Care Chaplaincy

Starting out in Health Care Chaplaincy
A course designed to introduce prospective chaplains to the world of Health Care and ChaplaincyInter-faith training days in Birmingham

Thursday 2nd February & Monday 3rd April...

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Report from NBO gathering: “Buddhism in Action”


NBO Gathering “Buddhism in Action: What are we doing?”
5th November 2016
SGI-UK South London Centre, Brixton

  • What are we doing within ourselves?
  • What are we doing in our communities?
  • How are we taking

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On 27th September NBO Interfaith officer Acharya Modgala gave a short reflection on "Buddhist bases for responding to crimes motivated by hate" at a meeting of the Faith Communities Forum (FCF), facilitated by the...

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Buddhist healthcare chaplaincy: introductory courses 2017

Here are the 2017 dates for the Healthcare Chaplaincy Faith and Belief Group's courses on ‘Starting out in Healthcare Chaplaincy’ in Manchester and Birmingham, open to those of any faith or belief group.

To take …

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NBO gathering and AGM 5th November 2016

You are warmly invited to the next NBO gathering: “Buddhism in action: what are we doing?

Buddhists from a variety of UK traditions will meet to explore the social role of Buddhism in the UK.…

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The Guardian and RIBA report on Britain’s newest purpose-built Buddhist retreat centre

July saw the opening of a very ambitious redevelopment of Vajrasana, the London Buddhist Centre's retreat centre in Suffolk.

which both the The Guardian newspaper and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) considered architecturally …

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